A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 01:27:22 / February 18, 2020 @ 1:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.992° West, 17.9496° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020049005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020049005. The temblor was detected at 21:27:22 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranquitas, Manatí, Morovis. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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